Cambuslang Harriers is a Scottish Athletics accredited running club
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Cambuslang Harriers Relay Teams
Cambuslang Harriers Relay Teams
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Cambuslang Harriers at the Sri Chinmoy 5k
Cambuslang Harriers at the Sri Chinmoy 5k
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Cambuslang Harriers take third place at the National Cross Country
Cambuslang Harriers take third place at the National Cross Country
Cambuslang Harriers is a Scottish Athletics accredited running club
Who are Cambuslang Harriers?

Cambuslang Harriers, since its formation in 1948, has become one of the premier cross country and road running clubs across all age groups in Scotland. We also have a very talented girls and ladies group who now regularly win major team honours.

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Who do you cater for?

Although we are a very successful club most of our members are in the club to run and train with like-minded individuals. They enjoy the company on training nights as they endeavour to improve their fitness and performance. We cater for anyone from the young athlete taking part in athletics for the first time to the older runner who just wishes to keep fit, and who may never wish to race competitively. Cambuslang Harriers also welcomes athletes with a disability, learning difficulties and those from ethnic minorities wishing to participate in athletics.

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We are as a club affiliated to Scottish Athletics and adhere to their standards in terms of athlete development and with their code of conduct for all club members and volunteers.

We want you to share in the feel good factor that we as a club strive to create and to be aware of the benefits that running can bring to the health and wellbeing of all of our members.

Here is how we plan to do this for all of our junior and senior athletes:

• We want all of our members to enjoy the fun of running, be it on the road, the muck and mud of cross country, or on the track, we do it all.
• We aim to build on their athletic capability and nurture them to become the very best athlete they can be.
• Empower them to achieve their goals in a competitive environment.
• In line with Scottish Athletics and UK Athletics best practice, we take a long term view of our athletes and our coaching structure is designed to support this.
• Our volunteer team of coaches are all professionally trained and vetted.

Persevere is the club’s motto and to be inspired is the name of the game.

Competition is what we train for; building resilience and a real sense of achievement.

Cambuslang Harriers has a proud reputation of being a community-based club and also a high performing club where as Usain Bolt says, ‘running and training bring pain’. But this is balanced with the feel good factor and the sense of achievement you get when you take part and give of your best.

Des Dickson
Club President, Cambuslang Harriers


Latest News & Events

Interested in joining Cambuslang?

During the recent lockdown many people have either found running to be an enjoyable form of exercise or rediscovered their passion for running. With a pathway now set for easing restrictions you might be thinking about the ways to continue your running post lockdown. Most people join Cambuslang Harriers for the opportunity to run with like-minded individuals, to stay motivated, get fit and enjoy the social side of running in a group. Some people join because they want to take their running to the next level and take part in competitions. Whatever your goal you will be welcome at the […]



The Scottish 10K Road Championships was incorporated for the first time into the Babcock Shettleston 10K Event staged over a 2 lap course in Glasgow Green.  18 Cambuslang members toed the starting line in expectation of some good individual and team performances and they were not disappointed in this respect.  At the post race presentation 4 national individual and 2 team medals were awarded to club members.  Club secretary Dave Thom continued his current purple patch to come home first in the M60 age group and club president Des Dickson showed a return to form in taking the silver medal […]



Over the last few weeks members of Cambuslang Harriers have performed with distinction in road, track, hill and duathlon events. The London Marathon attracts not only elite, club and fun runners but also those wishing to raise funds for their own particular charity.  Nine Cambuslang members were participating this year in the event.  Scottish Half Marathon Champion Fraser Stewart had been given the honour of an elite entry and he fully justified the offer he was given by setting a pb of 2.18.34 and finishing 3rd Scottish runner.  This gained him an individual Scottish bronze medal in the incorporated Scottish […]



Cambuslang Harriers male and female senior teams made a spectacular start to the month of April when medalling in the 59th Tom Scott Memorial Road Race which also incorporated the Scottish 10 miles Road Championships.   Fraser Stewart, Mike Christoforou and Ryan Thomson in 2nd, 4th and 6th positions were comfortable winners ahead of a strong Moray Road Runners team while Lesley Blackwood, Nathalie Brohan and Kirsty O’Brien pipped Giffnock AC on countback for the bronze medals.  Fraser had a ding dong battle throughout the 10 mile race with Central AC’s Hamish Hickey.  There had been a similar tussle 2 weeks […]



The month of March has been a fruitful one for Cambuslang Harriers.  In the Scottish Young Athletes Road Races the U17 men equalled their national bronze medal cross country performance thanks to Zack Haggerty, Finlay Robb and Zach Seenan.  Jonathan Dow who is working his way back to full fitness was only 15 seconds behind Finlay and Zach.  New member Logan Morrison split his team mates Rory Barclay and Jack Gillon to help the U13 boys to 4th place in the team event.   Logan Emmott-Sinclair and Flynn Osbourne also made their club debut in the same age group.  The U15 […]


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Down By the River Races

The 2022 edition of the Down by the River Races was held on Sunday 6th March, results are now online. You can read the race report here.

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the race. Hope to see you all again for the next edition of the Down by the River Races in 2023.

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How to Find Us

Cambuslang Harriers,
Cambuslang Rugby & Sports Club,
Langlea Road,
G72 8FH

Regular club runs leave from the clubhouse in Cambuslang on a Tuesday and Thursday evening, for more details see our training page.

For more information about how to join the club see our joining page.

For contact details of key people at the club see our contacts page.

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